Book 2 in the Tales of Alvin Maker series (1988)
Orson Scott Card continues the tale of Alvin, the young seventh son growing up on the frontier of a magical alternate America.
Come home to the magical America that might have been, and marvel as the tale of Alvin Maker unfolds. The seventh son of a seventh son is a boy of mysterious powers, and he is waking to the mysteries of the land and its own chosen people.
Alvin is drawn in the political maneuverings of Ta-Kumsaw, Tenskwa-tawa, Governor William Henry Harrison and French Colonel Napoleon Bonapart.
Since the age of 11, when he saw the white men murder his father, the Red Indian Lolla-Wossiky has been a pathetic drunk. When Governor Bill Harrison puts brutal plans for the Indians into action, he unwittingly brings Alvin Miller and his magical powers to Lolla-Wossiky and his brother.